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LinkedIn

Social media is not only a part of our social lives but professional as well. LinkedIn is a website and company that takes this idea of social media, but allows users to boast and explain their professional background and aspirations. Students should be getting connected to this online professional website to look for opportunities thatRead more about LinkedIn[…]

Why Blogging Is Key to the Future of Higher Ed

Why Blogging Is Key to the Future of Higher Ed

At Virginia Commonwealth University, nearly 30,000 students were encouraged to start blogging about their schoolwork. It was a way to incorporate social media, something that almost all college students are fond of, with education. Gardner Campbell, Vice Provost for learning innovation and student success, said that this “catastrophic success…does not do justice to his realRead more about Why Blogging Is Key to the Future of Higher Ed[…]

Differences Between Blogs and Journal Entries

Differences Between Blogs and Journal Entries

  In an article on The Chronicle for Higher Education, Casey Fabris takes a look at a study done on the differences between public blogs and private journal entries. With the current hype about blogging, Drew foster, a doctoral candidate in sociology, decided to try them in his introduction to sociology course. He immediately noticed aRead more about Differences Between Blogs and Journal Entries[…]

Why We are Looking at the ‘Value’ of College All Wrong

Why We are Looking at the ‘Value’ of College All Wrong

It’s no secret that higher education is expensive. It’s also no secret that higher education is important. It’s drilled into the heads of children from the time they enter the public school system that their main goal should be to attend a college or university. But as the economy continues to struggle, many people speculateRead more about Why We are Looking at the ‘Value’ of College All Wrong[…]